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Table 5 Multivariable logistic regression analysis was used to identify the independent effect of sex on overall patient satisfaction and satisfaction with pain relief, return to work and recreation activities one year after TKA. All variables (in Table 1) were all entered into the model at the one stage using “enter” methodology

From: Sex does not clinically influence the functional outcome of total knee arthroplasty but females have a lower rate of satisfaction with pain relief

Functional measureOR95% Confidence intervalsP-value
Overall (R2 = 0.07)
SexMaleReference   
Female0.880.681.130.30
Pain (R2 = 0.07)
SexMaleReference   
Female0.750.580.980.03
Work (R2 = 0.10)
SexMaleReference   
Female0.840.671.050.13
Recreation (R2 = 0.12)
SexMaleReference   
Female0.940.771.140.94
Female−0.2−0.90.60.70